Alrighty, who is ready for the fall season? I know I am! Something about the slow pace and less time outside appeals to me …wait…it’s more knitting time! As kids go back to school and summer holidays and activities wind up, we get a chance to go back to knitting and spend some quality time with needles, yarns, coffee and a favorite podcast! Sounds like you? Then join us for this simple, fun, short and sweet knit-along!
As usual with SweaterFreak's MKAL's, this one will not have any complicated stitches, charts or short rows and NO cast on (well very, very small one!), but here is what it does have:
Many of us have taken a knitting break over the summer - this MKAL will be a perfect way to ease back into knitting!
The clues will come out every Monday starting Sept 11th and will be a week apart - they will be short and easily completed in one or two evenings. There will be 4 clues total. Purchases before September 11th will receive an intro sheet only describing the supplies for the Mystery Knit-Along. Please provide your Ravelry Name in the NOTES when you purchase so that your pattern will be linked to your account.
Clue 1: September 11, 2017
Clue 2: September 18, 2017
Clue 3: September 25, 2017
Clue 4: October 2, 2017
Final reveal: October 9th!
The MKAL thread is here!
Kit includes pattern and selected yarn. Select any kit below for yarn to complete your project. Hint: The Designer says you will want a gradient, fade or bright contrasting yarns for this MKAL. For yarn winding services, click here.
DESIGNER RECOMMENDED YARN: Merino Light by Colour Adventures (100% Merino Wool; 115g/475yds): 3 Skeins requiring only 50g/200-220 yds each.
ALTERNATE YARN: O-Wash Fingering by O-Wool (100% Washable Certified Organic Merino Wool; 25g/105yds MINI): 2 Mini Skeins of each color: A, B & C.
ALTERNATE FADE YARN: La Jolla by Baah Yarn (100% Superwash Merino Wool; 55g/200 yds MINI): 1 Mini in Color A, 1 Mini is Color B, 1 Mini in Color C. Blends beautifully with Malabrigo, too!
ALTERNATE YARN: Sock by Malabrigo (100% Superwash Merino Wool; 25g/110 yds MINI): 2 Mini skeins in each color. This gorgeous kettle dyed yarn is perfect for the Tilted Cowl because the gentle color variations accentuate the patterning. Try a kit with a striking variegated yarn like Archangel in one of the 3 sections to add a lot of visual play!
ALTERNATE GRADIENT YARN: Zauberball 100 by Schoppel Wolle (100% Merino Wool; 100g/437 yds): 2 Skeins of 1 color. Because the color shifts along the yarn, we recommend using 1 colorway for the full 150g. PRE-ORDER any color. Please allow 10 business days for shipping.
ALTERNATE GRADIENT YARN: Nordlys by Viking of Norway (75% Superwash Wool; 100g/385 yds): 2 Skeins of 1 color. Because the color shifts along the yarn, we recommend using 1 colorway for the full 150g.
ALTERNATE GRADIENT YARN: Zauberball Cotton by Schoppel Wolle (100% Organic Cotton; 100g/462 yds): 2 Skeins of 1 color. Because the color shifts along the yarn, we recommend using 1 colorway for the full 150g.
SIZE: to be revealed
FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: to be revealed
YARDAGE: 200-220 yds in each of 3 colors. 600-660 yds total
SKILL LEVEL: Easy
NEEDLES: Size US 5 / 3.75mm 24" circular needle, or size needed to obtain gauge
OTHER TOOLS: Stitch Marker, Tapestry Needle
GAUGE: 24 sts x 28 rows = 4” in Stockinette stitch blocked
Images courtesy of SweaterFreakKnits. Yarn photos by Yarn Loop.